Undergraduate Course: Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Modern European Languages and Classics (CLGE10006)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Course type||Year Abroad
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||For the Honours Programme in Modern European Languages and Classics, students are required to attend Classics courses at a University in the appropriate country, which will require approval by the Classics Subject Area. If the student's mode of study-abroad does not automatically offer access to university courses, long essays based on independent study carried out while abroad may substitute for these courses, at the discretion of the Head of the Classics Subject Area.
The courses taken by students on a study-abroad year will change from year to year, and from institution to institution. It is essential that the courses chosen by the student fit with their curriculum at Edinburgh University.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Admission into the Modern European Languages and Classics Honours Programme. Students on this Programme MUST take Language Acquisition through residence/study (ELCC10001)
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Placement Study Abroad Hours 400,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The assessment mode may be different from the one indicated above, including written and oral exams, practicals or other forms of assessment, depending on the student,s chosen courses at the host institution. The courses at the host institution must total 20 ECTS.
Where a student does not have access to university courses, and an alternative assessment mode has been formally approved, the student will be assessed through coursework, in the form of two 4,000 words essays to substitute for the 20 ECTS. Each of the two essays will be worth 50% of the total assessment. The student will acquire full details on the coursework and submission requirements through the subject area,s International Officer.
No qualified mark will be recorded on the student's degree profile for their study-abroad in either of the two study modes.
||Students correspond with their essay supervisor whilst abroad to discuss progress and receive feedback. Students will receive written feedback on their coursework which they can discuss further with their supervisor.
|No Exam Information
| The ILOs are determined by the particular academic activities selected by students, with the approval of the Head of the Classics Subject Area, and will therefore differ depending on the courses and study modes chosen.
|There is no standard reading list, because the student's reading will depend on their chosen courses and topics.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||When access to university courses is not possible during the year abroad, long essays based on independent study carried out while abroad may substitute for these courses, at the discretion of the Head of the Classics Subject Area. The student will write two essays of approximately 4,000 words each. Each essay will count for 50% of the total mark for this course. The topic and title of each essay must be agreed between the student and a supervisor before the start of the academic year in which the work is to be carried out. One essay will be sent to the Classics office by a set date early in Semester 2. The second essay will be submitted to the Classics office by the first day of the first semester of the following year, the student's fourth year.
|Keywords||Year Abroad Work for MEL & Classics
|Course organiser||Prof Judith Barringer
Tel: (0131 6)50 3584
|Course secretary||Mr Mark Newman
Tel: (0131 6)51 5232